Climate adaptation clearly reflected in Housing & Climate Task Force Blueprint

By Climate Proof Canada
Cision Newswire
March 5, 2024
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: Canada

OTTAWA, ON – In response to the Housing & Climate Task Force’s release today of its Blueprint for More and Better Housing, Jason Clark, Chair, Climate Proof Canada, issued the following statement: “Canada needs 5.8 million new homes by 2030 to restore housing affordability. Climate Proof Canada is pleased that 18 of the recommendations from its National Climate Adaptation Summit were cited in the formation of the Blueprint. One of the requirements of the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) is that resilience must be incorporated into all infrastructure investments by 2024. …Climate Proof Canada developed a series of recommendations to guide federal investment that will enable Canada to make rapid, tangible progress on the targets set out in the NAS and become more climate resilient. A range of immediate actions that do not require additional budgetary investment was also identified.”

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